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best sailors in the world raced on san francisco bay at the america's cup world series. and tropical storm isaac turns towards the gulf coast, the warnings that are now being issued. >> petaluma nationals finishes strong in a little league world series. how the team is being
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celebrated back home. >> complete bay area news coverage starts right now, this is ktvu channel 2 news at 5:00 p.m. >> i am john sasaki. >> i am heather holmes. >> the america's cup world series sailed today in a exciting preview for what lies ahead for 2013. a story we have been following for months. ktvu's ann rubin continues our coverage live from san francisco where she talked with one competitor about today's finish. >> reporter: things are winding down here now and the village closes in an hour but officials are calling this a huge success. the weather held, the races were close ones and there were plenty of people watching. the support of sailing gained new fans today. >> let's check it out, yeah. something new. >> never seen anything like it. exciting. >> reporter: a week of world series racing came to a close
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with down to the wire finishes. >> great race for us. we had an amazing come back. >> reporter: part of the winning team, the win was sweeter since it was in front of his home town crowd. his boat won the fleet race. the second team won the match race. the real winner may have been san francisco. >> weave got a billion -- we have got a billion dollars of impact and 8,000 jobs. >> reporter: the event drew crowds from around the world, and even officials were surprised by all the support. >> we are unsure, big city, lots of sports here, look at the people here, the turn out. it is amazing. >> reporter: this is a good thing since over the next year there is more sailing to come. >> san francisco stood up. well done san francisco. >> reporter: racing comes back
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in october and 2013 with events leading up to the america's cup finals. ann rubin, ktvu channel 2 news. >> more details now on the america's cup race. the main event september 7, 2013 and run through september 22. the village will be at peers 30 and 32. headquarters peers 27 and 29. organizers say the race will be visible from the shoreline. a san francisco family escaped their burning apartment building because of a passing bicyclist. three people were asleep when they awoke to a commotion outside. >> i was sleeping and i heard somebody screaming. everybody out now, fast.
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and kept screaming. i was asleep. >> in the fire she lost several art pieces created by her late father. firefighters say it started on a balcony caused by electrical wiring. woman was arrested after she led chp on a chase and riched off the richmond-san rafael bridge. started before 2:00 a.m. when a officer saw a car weaving on highway 101. they tried to pull the cover over but kathryn tynes sped off. officers pursued her to the bridge where she pulled ovand jumped 20 feet below -- over and jumped 20 feet below. kathryn tynes was pulled out of the water and arrested for probation violation and other charges. shootest last night in oakland -- shooting last night in oakland left a woman dead
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and a boy enjoyed. investigators say the woman was visiting when a dispute happened. a man opened fire killing the woman and and -- and injuring the boy. another shooting left two people injured. police say the gunman walked up to a car and fired 16 shots. the victims were rushed to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. happening now, tropical storm isaac is prompting hurricane warnings from florida to new orleans. >> south florida dealing with heavy winds and rain and tornado watches. this weekend the storm killed 7 people in haiti and now it
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threat toons turn into a -- threatens to turn into a category 2 hurricane. >> reporter: probably not the day for a leisurey stroll, tropical storm isaac -- leisurey stroll, tropical storm isaac caused damage and loss of life in haiti, now has florida and points west in its path. it is expected to become a hurricane by monday. rick scott says the state is prepared but -- >> be careful if there is standing water, don't go into it. if you see power lines down, call somebody. be cautious. >> reporter: the republican national committee has been delayed one day due to tropical storm isaac. officials have safety covered. >> we made sure the delegates have information about how taact around a -- to act around
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a hurricane. >> reporter: it is expected to make land fall again along the alabama or mississippi coast. including new orleans. not everien seemed worried -- not everyone seemed worried though. >> i saw you out there with a towel. >> like a kite. >> reporter: ktvu channel 2 news. >> as florida stalks up on supplies, red cross volunteers from the bay area will be there to help. they left this weekend for florida. they will help and offer counseling there. the red cross plans to opens dozens of shelters in florida. mitt romney and president obama are pushing forward ahead of
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the punc punc and coming up -- ahead of the republican national committee and coming up the new campaign ads that were just released today. tropical storm isaac right now nearing key west, the track changed over the next few days. here is the latest. winds out of the had northeast -- out of the northeast at 36 miles per hour. wind speeds to 65 miles per hour. still a tropical storm and the position 60-miles to the southwest of key west, florida. here is the track as we take this into monday. winds around 70 miles per hour. here is the change. yesterday at 10:00 we were talking about the modelles shifting -- models shifting this to the west, here is tuesday and wednesday, strengthening and making land fall close to new orleans,
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parts of alabama and the florida panhandle. as far as the hurricane warnings, this changed as well. all the areas shaded, this is the hurricane warning. rainfall will be on the order of 8-12-inches and peak storm surge if it happens with high tide that could be significant, 6-12 feet above normal tied levels. we will keep an eye on the track of tropical storm isaac and more coming up. another story, the petaluma nationals baseball team had another big day at the little league world series. they took on panama this morning. ktvu's cara liu followed the team and joins us live where the dream season has come to an end. what an exciting -- >> reporter: what an exciting run they have had here to pennsylvania. petaluma nationals got one final win today to end a
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remarkable season. >> live ball. he has the. the season ended in sharp contrast to so many of the finishes that marked petaluma nationals' run in the little league world series. they placed third. >> our dream came true and i am proud. >> crazy we are number three in the world. >> we are so happy and proud of them. >> they worked so hard and sacrificed and put so much time into it. i am proud of them. that is what hard work does. >> reporter: today's win comes on the heels of an emotional roller coaster of yesterday's final, petaluma nationals lost that game, despite scoring 10 runs in the 6th inning. >> last night, after being done 10 runs and coming back and playing another game, lot of teams would have layed down but
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they took care of business. >> it is draining and impactful. i feel like i want to cry all the time. >> reporter: the boys say their journey has been a once in a life time experience. >> those are the great pyramids of giza. just insane. >> reporter: coaches say this was the team's 26 day onthen road. they are in for a hero's welcome when they return to the bay area. ahead we will have highlights. cara liu, ktvu channel 2 news. >> more details now, the team flies home tomorrow morning and they are being picked up in limozones and will have a -- limousines and will have a police escort.
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go to for photos under hot topics. crews are gaining ground against a wildfire that has been burning for more than a week. when they will have it contained. >> what kind of smartphone do you have? and rallying for equality, the issue that is bringing down women today. happy birthday! thank you, nana
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>> cal fire expects to have containment tomorrow of the ponderosa fire. it stroyed 64 homes 64 homes and -- destroyed 64 homes. there is a red flag warning for wind gusts up to 35 miles per hour in some areas.
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that has some concerned the fires could jump containment lines. several people on a plane died last night after it crashed. it crashed at the south lake tahoe airport. witnesses saw the plane turn, dip and crash into a meadow. the faa says there were several people aboard. police are investigating a shooting that they believe was gang related. officers say someone shot at a car at 7:00 p.m. last night on westwood drive near first team. the victim and a suspect fled. officers arrested a man who may be connected to the shooting on a unrelated drug charge. learning new details about apple's win in a courtroom last week. ktvu's janine de la vega standing by live in san jose
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where she talked with the jury foreman. the lawsuit is a big lessen for samsung. in the near future people who are buying smartphones may not have as many choices. >> a picture of the judge. >> reporter: she molding a gift -- holdinging a gift from the judge. >> if you make a risk to infringe you take a chance on having to pay and that is what happened to samsung. >> reporter: the jury determined that samsung violated 7 of apple's patents. the outcome makes some customers at this store hesitant about what phone to buy. >> i wouldn't have picked samsung. >> reporter: why? >> because it is uncertain what might happen. >> reporter: most of the
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patents centered around the operating system. he says this is causing a big problem for google and. >> anybody else that is using that system can be hit by the same lawsuit. >> reporter: [ inaudible question ] >> less android products. >> reporter: he says the memos talk about how samsung needed to get as close to apple products as they could. >> needs to be protected. >> reporter: there were 24 samsung devices that were violated. they will likely be pulled off the shelves. reporting live from san jose, janine de la vega, ktvu channel 2 news. >> apple still has big competition, ahead, the big companies expected to compete
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with the ipad. tropical storm isaac has postponed part of the republican national committee, but it has not slowed down ads from republican presidential hopeful mitt romney. >> as president president obama cut $700 billion from medicare. >> the latest ad claims president obama cut medicare by shifting funds to the healthcare reform program. it says cutting medicare ain't right. >> in a world where thousands of jobs were destroyed -- >> they believe this add that it warns mitt romney seeks to reinvent himself this weekend. he says corporations are people. the chairman of the republican national committee says
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missouri republican senate candidate todd akin should quick. >> i think it makes it more difficult. that is clear. i think he should get out of the race. he has time to get out of the race. he should put the mission of liberty and freedom ahead of himself. >> he said todd akin's comments a legitimate rape, the female body has ways to try to shut the whole thing down. were stupid and his refusal to leave the race could cost the republicans the senate this fall. women angry over todd akin's remarks rallied today in san francisco's mission district. hundreds marched as part of women's equality day. >> there have been many laws passed to restrict women's
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rights to have abortions. >> rallies were also head in los angeles, new york and chicago. they combined two routes and lawned a new weekend route that runs between the cal train station and the bart station and daily city. it is part of a pilot project for 18 months, they will see if it better serves passengers. san francisco, the entrance to the powell street station for bart and money starts a six year shut down tomorrow. riders will find signs directing them to the fourth and market street entrance. it is part of the construction project that will be open in 2019. tension mounts in syria, dozens of bodies were discovered. >> an update on nato's mission
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in afghanistan, how many bases have been shut down so far. >> big competition for apple, several companies are expected to announce an alternative to the ipad.
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dozens of earthquakes hit southern california today. the earthquakes began about 10:00 a.m. near the mexican boarder. the largest was about 12:30
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p.m. 5.3. an aftershock 4.9. people there described shaking, minor damage was reported but no injuries. evidence is mounting of more atrocities in syria. there are reports that hundreds of bodies have been found. a rebel stronghold killed over the last few days. they say it was carried out by ghost militias. a crew witnessed an aerial attack by government courses. they are appealing for international help. >> till now we don't see any help. we need a no-fly no-fly zone and weapons. >> more than 20,000 people have been killed since the uprising against the president. nato offered an update on
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the mission in afghanistan. they closed 200 bases and transferred 300 others to local forces. the moves are in preparation to hand over security to afghan officials. last october nato was operating 800 bases. that number dropped to 300. the u.s. is drawing down forces from 103 last year to 68,000 by october. in china a bus crash killed 3 dozen people. a bus collided with a tanker. both vehicles burst into flames. the majority of passengers were asleep. three people did survive. in venezuela firefighters are struggling to put out a fire in a refinery. it started yesterday after an explosion damaging two hundred homes. 39 people were killed in the
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blast and fire. a gas leak caused the explosion. from russia two members of a band fled the country to avoid prosecution. earlier this month three others were sentenced to two years in prison. after the conviction they were searching for other members of the band. still to come, a recap of today's top stories plus apple proved to be the one to beat. the major company now stepping up to the challenge. >> authorities crack down on drunk drivers. how many arrests they have made so far. >> a celebration of culture where hundreds went to celebrate the year of the dragon. íú
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recapping our top stories. america's cup came to an end today with down to the wire finishes. organizers are calling it a huge success. the america's cup main event is september of next year. officials issued tropical storm isaac warnings. the storm killed 7 people in haiti. tropical storm isaac is expected to make land fall again along the alabama or mississippi coast. >> and the petaluma nationals little league team is heading
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home tomorrow after beating panama today. yesterday they played their hearts out but lost against tennessee. they will be honored next sunday with a parade in petaluma. chevron closed the last help center and victims of the chevron refinery fire must file claims now by phone. a lawsuit is forming and during a meeting yesterday, victims learned how they could join the suit. 18,000 individual claims have been filed so far. chevron will not comment on the potential lawsuit. the company has said safety is its first priority. gas prices continue to climb following the fire. a gallon of regular cost three dollars 76 on average across the u.s. that is a 7-cent jump during the past two weeks. in the bay area, san francisco
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$4.21. at $14.15 in oakland. >> since august 17 officers arrested 183 drivers on alcohol or drug charges. they will conduct check points next weekend. extra paroles will be out in other cities. another candlelight vigil is scheduled tomorrow to schedule those killed by the spike in violence. tomorrow evening another prayer vigil is scheduled. san jose's police chief is expected to attend. and families of victims are expected to speak. so far this year 33 people have been killed in san jose, there were 39 homicides in all of 2011. big competition in the cell phone and tablet market.
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ktvu's consumer editor tom vacar reports other manufacturers are rolling out their new products. >> reporter: some believe on september 12 apple is expected to introduce a new generation iphone and perhaps a ipad mini. >> apple by itself is the force of nature. >> they want to see what apple is doing, what they have to compete against. >> reporter: he chimed in from sweden. >> if you want to get attention don't announce it right after apple does. >> reporter: so amazon, google, microsoft, nokia and samsung scheduled dabuse over the next -- debut over the next three
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weeks. >> calm before the storm. after apple announces something all anyone can talk about is apple. >> reporter: at&t know consumers want more than just apple. >> it is all about choice. that is why at at&t we focus on having the best portfolios. >> reporter: other companies will not be investing in making these devices if there wasn't a market for them. consumer editor tom vacar ktvu channel 2 news. >> more details on the announcement. amazon's ceo will announce a new larger kindle fire 2. also expected, a new smaller 7-inch kindle that will be lighter and
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thinner. you can watch ktvu newscast even when you are away, download the ktvu app and be connected anytime anywhere. pg&e crews are scheduled to perform pressure tests on a section of pipeline in south san francisco. crews will be focused on ridge road. after the test it will be monitored for 8 hours. if any section does not meet standers they will be replaced. the government is said to begin a aerial radiation survey over the bay area. it will measure naturally occurring radiation in the care. it will fly every day through sunday. the government says the information will be used to improve the way radiation is measured. crucial week for legislators.
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the session ends friday giving lawmakers a few more days to pass laws. they expect democrats to vote for a pension reform bill. he says lawmakers are still working out details with governor jerry brown. homeowners in san francisco will hold two more protests tomorrow. >> just like last week they will protest what they say are unfair evictions. the first protest is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. outside pnc bank. they promised a loan modification but issued another eviction notice. it is expected tomorrow at noon. they say they are being forced out so they can renovate buildings.
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caltrans will begin a demolition product starting tomorrow night. drivers should expect lane changes at 7:00 p.m. officials will address a street light controversy tomorrow with pg&e. some people are upset old lights are being replaced with a modern style. they point out berkeley upgraded with other lamps. pg&e said they had chosen the stainless steel versions. road work tomorrow could cause traffic delays. they are planning a project along highway 1 from 101 to stenson beach. they haven't said how long the work is expected to last. officials are returning a marmot captured back to
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yosemite. it was found near a storm drain last week. they believe it hitched a ride in a engine. they plan to return him to the same area it came from. yosemite officials are looking for volunteers to help clean up the park. they are offering free camping to volunteers. they hold the event every year to remove trash. a festival in oakland is winding down right now. >> the street fest took over several blocks. there were 200 booths with entertainment, food, crafts and a carnival. still to come, thousands head to the black rock desert for the burning manifestival.
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>> how ping-pong is helping bring people together. >> and warmer weather for the bay area. will the trend continue? mark tamayo has your work week forecast. >> also, the new ktvu ipad app is waiting for you, watch all newscast lives and find drive live time traffic, weather and breaking news anytime anywhere.
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. breaking news out of san francisco a building is burning at 22. >> the fire department says it is a two-alarm fire. we don't know if there are injuries or if anyone is
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trapped. it was the second year of a new tradition for san francisco's china town. people were on their feet this morning with paddles for a ping- pong tournaments. 200 people competed. the youngest just 8 years old. the oldest 70. >> ping-pong is hopular in the asian -- popular in the asian community. >> the community youth center, the hilton and the table tennis club sponsored the event. that ping-pong tournament was part of san francisco sunday streets. four city blocks were closed to traffic today. families strolled through the streets and enjoyed the sights there. this is the 8-10 scheduled for
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this year. next month they will come to the alamo square neighborhood. nice today, across san francisco, mark, seems like it is getting nicer? >> yes, the warming track is still on tract for monday and tuesday. if you don't like the heat, you like the bay area. talking about the clear skies. camera approves that towards san francisco bay, and san francisco out in the distance. san francisco 60 degrees. with a breeze out there. winds 10-20 miles per hour. actually clear near the coast. that is a rare event over the past 3-4 weeks. lots of clear skies out there. haze well inland. over night tonight the fog, patches, reforms coast side and around the bay. talking about the wind, the buoy, bay bridge, winds, there, gusting to 22 miles per hour. as far as temperatures from
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this afternoon, they range from the 60s, increase in the sunshine coast side, pacifica 64 degrees. oakland, upper 60s. inland cooled off with 70s out there for fairfield and antioch. 76 degrees. forecast headlines tonight, clear skies, short term, breeze. tomorrow clearing skies. warmer. extended forecast, no major heat in the forecast. no triple digits over the next 5-7 days. over night lows, has been getting cool, feeling it in the morning and temperatures santa rosa lows of 47. san francisco 51 and fremont 53 degrees. this area of low pressure has been in control of the weather. this begins to lift out to the north and east. as it kuzhigh pressure returns and a -- as it does high pressure returns.
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monday, sunny skies. as far as the temperature change, inland will notice, warming up 10 degrees for monday. tomorrow morning, 7:00 a.m., clouds coast side and patches around the bay. chilly first thing monday morning and into the afternoon n crease in sunshine, we could have a patch or two of fogs. the yellow in the 70s and orange in the 80s. warmest locations inland nice out there, 80s for your monday afternoon. santa rosa 81. fairfield 84 degrees. oakland lower 70s. 72. brentwood 89. danville 83. temperatures will check in around 3:00 for monday. and san francisco patchy fog in the morning, partly cloudy skies for the afternoon hours. here is our five-day forecast, temperatures warm up a little
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bit tuesday and wednesday. thursday warmest locations inland 90 degrees. notice there is no extreme temperatures here with the weekends in view, cooling off for saturday and sunday. we will keep an eye on the fog and an update on isaac. yesterday we were talking about changing in track, that could change again with more updates and we will have that at 10:00 p.m. >> looks like it will be warm in the desert, east of reno, going to the black rock desert for burning man festival. >> the gates to the burning man festival are set to open in a few minutes at 6:00 p.m. it starts tomorrow and runs through september 3. organizers expect 50,000 people to flood the black rock desert for the event. burning man festival started in
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1986 in san francisco. coming up, a crash that could impact the championship. >> and the 49ers, you watched it, they take on peyton manning and the denver broncos, we will have all your highlights next in sports wrap. blah, blah, blah. if i had a sleepover, i couldn't just move the tv into the playroom. no, we had to watch movies in the den because that's where the tv outlet was. and if dad was snoring on the couch, we muscled through it. is she for real? your generation has it made. [ male announcer ] the wireless receiver. only from at&t u-verse. get a free wireless receiver with a qualifying u-verse plan. rethink possible.
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guaranteed. so, whether it's 10 years' of life's sunny days... or... the occasional stormy one... trust goes a long way. duracell with duralock. trusted everywhere. good evening. thank you for joining our sports wrap. today the 49ers saw enough of peyton manning to know he could still throw the football. pat mccroryp.m -- peyton manning is now a horse of a
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different color. peyton manning shook off rust. 10-12 passes. decker. that is his first touchdown as a denver bronco. peyton manning comes back and spots him again. another touchdown. denver 17-10 in the 1st quarter. 49ers have a nice combo. 10 touchdowns last year and one today. 44-yarder. 17-7. still in the 1st quarter. a perfect 4-4 passing. to williams, 46-yard play to set up one of 5 field goes for acres. 9ers 19-0 in the second half and san francisco wins. the four surgeries are no longer an issue for him. 165 yards and a touchdown for
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49ers. he appears to have a solid hold on the back up job. >> got the team moving. played with, you know, poise and was cool, you know. >> the nfl return of terrell owens was short and sweet. seahawks wave him after 20 days in camp. caught two passes but dropped several more. terrell owens may be looking for a new reality tv shows, now appears his football career is headed to the history channel. petaluma nationals played their 7th game in 11 days today and finished on a high note. petaluma seemed to be over yesterday's loss and put panama away today. one of the stars is bradley
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smith. 2 doubles doubles and 3 runs batted in today. breaks the record for little league world series with six. singles. scores smith. 8-2 after 2 and they win. next couple of weeks we will be seeing this group all around the bay area. japan, the hero of the day. he hit three home runs and a triple against tennessee. tennessee beat petaluma twice this week but japan takes the world series title. espn aired today's game against atlanta. braves 2-0. san francisco started with a two full game lead in the standings and their closest pursuers the dodgers
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lost to the marlins today. he takes him deep. two run homer. miami 6-2. giants lead by 2-1/2 games. and some of the a's players spent the day golfing in cleveland today. their only sunday off game during the baseball season before starting against the indians tomorrow. and the angels miss albert pujols, and the tigers beat los angeles again. prince fielder with a two run homer. his 23 of the year. on the next pitch, young, his 14 14th homer of the year. detroit wins. it looked like it would be a nice sunday drive for will power today in the grand prix of sonoma but then things went
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sour. he finished 8th today. power is the two time defending champion and he was leading till he has to pit and his crew messed it up. cost him the lead. both cars getting ripped to shreds. both drivers okay. now we know where all the old tires go to die. he took the lead from his teammate will power. he holds him off to win his 7 7th career indycar race. first in two years. it keeps him 36 points ahead of the standings. coming up, the america's cup world series wraps up today in the bay and another local boy does good in golf. the barclays tournament is next. dñañy
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the first of four playoff tournaments is in the books and a golfer put himself in contention and the pay off. yeah. he hit this. only the top 100 golfers advance after today. tiger woods is 3 putts under 12 and bogies. 5 over. he fell from first to third. sergio garcia with a two shot lead. sergio garcia finished with a 4 over 75. in third place today. one player figured out the greens. that is is nick watney, 2 under 69. makes a birdie putt to take over the lead. and never gives it up. nick watney wins by three shots today. finishes with a 9 birdie on the 18th. first place in the fedex cup
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race and the san francisco bay in the america's cup world series but oracle calmed the waters. we saw the best answer for commuters today. science changed the landscape of sailing. the two u.s.a. team boats. they won the match race world series. but he had the last laugh, in the 7th, he only had to finish second to win the championship. and that is what they do. it is all about the two oracle team u.s.a. boats winning the championship. and stay right here for our 49ers and raiders preview. built for success, followed by raiders new beginnings show. coming up next on ktvu.
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must-see tv. and that is sports for sports wrap. 9ers defense, trouble with peyton manning but they win 29- 24 in denver. >> thank you. our coverage continues with the 10:00 p.m. news and we will have an update on the breaking news in san francisco, a two-alarm fire at a building and ken pritchett is live in tampa, talking to republicans as they come together for the republican national committee and mark tamayo keeping a close eye on tropical storm isaac. that is all coming up tonight at 10:00 p.m. thank you for trusting ktvu channel 2 news, we will see you the next time news breaks. see you at 10:00 p.m. good night. ...but you still have to go to the gym. ♪ the one and only, cheerios
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